‘Friends: The Reunion’ records over 1mn views across India

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New Delhi, May 27 | The much-hyped “Friends: The Reunion” special amassed over one million views and counting from across the country upon release on Thursday.

Fans all over the world have responded emotionally on social media watching the six titular friends return, and buzz over the show continues to grow.

“We at Zee are extremely delighted to note the roaring response that ‘Friends: The Reunion’ received on Zee5, by amassing one million-plus views and counting, from across the country. We feel extremely proud to have played a part in understanding and serving the cult-loyal audience of the show, by seamlessly streaming it across millions of screens,” said Amit Goenka, president, digital businesses and platforms, Zee.

The 104-minute reunion special is an unscripted show that brings back Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer as themselves, reliving their stint on the show as Rachel Green, Monica Geller, Phoebe Buffay, Joey Tribbiani, Chandler Bing and Ross Geller respectively.

Seated on the trademark orange sofa from the show, by the fountain where they grooved to the title song before every episode, the sextet open up with celebrity talk show host James Corden. They jog down memory lane, reliving anecdotes from on and off the camera over the 10 years that the show ran, from 1994 to 2004, as well as recreate memorable scenes and share trivia, as director Ben Winston blends the chat with footage of some of the best scenes of the show.

Among other cast members who make an appearance are Maggie Wheeler (Janice), Tom Selleck (Richard), and James Michael Tyler (Gunther), besides a host of celebrities such as Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Cindy Crawford, and Cara Delevingne making cameos appearances.

That apart, BTS, Reese Witherspoon, Kit Harrington and David Beckham address “Friends” fans through recorded messages.

“Consumer delight and seamless user experience, have been an integral aspect of our approach across platforms and this step reinstates our commitment towards our viewers and partners,” added Goenka, revealing a bit of the business strategy of Zee5, the platform that dropped the show for Indian viewers.

Source: IANS

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Share Market Weekly Outlook for Next Week

Share Market Weekly Outlook for Next Week

Indian market plummets for the second consecutive week, seems bulls losing their upper hands in the coming days. Index reacted violently grasping Indian as well as global factors throughout the past week.

High oil prices, uncertainty amid Ukraine war, mounting inflation and prospects of aggressive monetary tightening by the U.S. Fed all contributed to poor sentiment. Undoubtedly, the biggest negative sentiment was led by continued inflation all over the world. Sensex sheds 2041.96 points or 3.72 percent while Nifty losses 629.10 points or 3.83 percent in a week. Simultaneously, Bank nifty also lost control over the bears’ dominance. Nonetheless, no sector ended in green while Nifty Energy lost 10.56 percent and remained the prime laggard followed by Nifty PSE, and Nifty Realty losing 5 to 6 percent in a week.

In Nifty stock, BAJAJ AUTO gained 4.07% while TATASTEEL lost 14.54% on a weekly basis. INDIA VIX closes at 23.48 suggesting no sign of relief in volatility. Whenever the market tanks 20% from its peak, it is technically termed as the bear market. Currently the Indian market remains at the edge of 15 percent fall. Technically, on a weekly chart, the index has formed a long bearish candle confirming change in trend from positive to negative side.

Index has also faced resistance around 16300 levels throughout the week. Indicators as RSI still remains in the oversold zone and MACD also indicating no sign of reversal. In the daily chart lower low- lower high formation suggests no major pullback is expected. Coming to the OI monthly Data, on the call side the highest OI witnessed was 16000 followed by 16500 strike price while on the put side, the highest OI was at 15500 followed by 15000 strike price. Overall, Nifty is having support at 15500 mark while on the upside 16100 followed by 16300 may act as an immediate resistance. While Banknifty has support around 32000 while resistance is placed at 34300 on weekly chart.

Sumeet Bagadia
Executive Director
Choice Broking

Source: Choice India

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Share Market Closing Bell: Closing Bell: Nifty ends below 16,200, Sensex pares losses to close 276 pts lower

Share Market Closing Bell: Closing Bell: Nifty ends below 16,200, Sensex pares losses to close 276 pts lower

It was a volatile trading session after a positive opening, Nifty made an intraday high at 16318.75 level but showed downside momentum and tested the 16000 mark and managed to close at 16167.10 level with a loss of 72.95 points.

However, Bank nifty closed the session at 34693.15 level with a gain of 210.50 points. 31 out of Nifty 50 stocks ended in Red which suggest broad based selling. Among sectors, Bank, Commodities indices up by 0.5-0.3 percent each, while IT and Auto indices down by 1 percent each.

Stocks like ONGC, AXISBANK, INDUSINDBK, CIPLA & HDFC ended in green SHREECEM, BAJAJFINSV, LT & BAJFINANCE were the prime laggards.Technically, The Nifty has formed a Hammer Kind of candlestick pattern on a daily chart which indicates value buying from lower levels. Moreover, Nifty has taken support from the lower band of Bollinger on a Four- hourly chart which is a sign of short-term reversal in the counter.

However, the momentum indicators RSI bounced from oversold zone as well as divergence has been seen on an hourly chart which indicates bounce back momentum. The Nifty may find Strong support around 16000 levels, while on the upside 16400 may act as an immediate hurdle for the Nifty crossing above the same can attract fresh buying. On the other hand, Bank nifty has support at 33800 levels while resistance at 35500 levels.

Sumeet Bagadia
Executive Director
Choice Broking

Source: Choice India

 

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